Rutland Herald, I know as local paper you naturally focus more on local news. However, given the fact U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, socialist from Vermont, is running for president, there is very little, if any, coverage about him or his campaign.

I'm referring to the good, the bad and the ugly that should be reported. Perhaps you can do the community a favor and actually report the news and not hide it to prevent harming your choice of presidential candidate, who we all know is Bernie. Life may not be fair, but journalism should be and the lack of candor in the media, including the Herald, in reporting politics in this age of Trump Derangement Syndrome will continue to erode the public's trust both nationally and locally.

Project Veritas has a very interesting video out and I suggest you take a look. You might find something to write about, like how Bernie's Field Organizer Kyle Jurek who can't seem to speak a sentence without the F-word in it, said Milwaukee will burn if Bernie doesn't get the nomination or billionaires should be relegated to "gulags" to learn how to become a "working man." Isn't Bernie a millionaire? Is this newsworthy? Absolutely.

The public has a right to know what their senator supports and what he doesn't. Call him and ask if he agrees with Kyle about the gulags and if he also believes, as was reported, a woman can't win against Trump ... lots of work to do, Herald!

Cristine Smith


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Don't be fooled.

Wikipedia says that Project Veritas is an American Right-wing activist group.[1][2][3][4] The group uses "disguises and hidden cameras to uncover supposed liberal bias and corruption".[1] The group is known for producing deceptively edited videos about media organizations and left-leaning groups.[5][2][6][7][8][9][10] In a 2018 book on propaganda and disinformation in U.S. politics, three Harvard University scholars refer to Project Veritas as a "right-wing disinformation outfit".[11

B Rhodes

If you've lived in Vermont for more than 10 yrs and don't already know what Bernie stands for, then you just aren't paying attention. If you believe for one moment that a man who's encouraged and campaigned hard for several female candidates, would say that he doesn't think a woman can win, then again, you just haven't been paying attention. In 2015 Bernie met with Sen Warren and they spoke about her making a run in 2016, he was going to support her candidacy, but when she decided not to run, he tossed his hat in and ran instead. Is Bernie a millionaire...yes just barely. Most politicians with as much time in office as Bernie are multi-millionaires, who made their money from bribes, otherwise known as huge corporate donations, Bernie has never taken a dime from corporate interests. He only broke into the millionaire status a year or 2 ago, when his book made the best sellers list. As for the video you speak of from Project's how Wikipedia describes Project Veritas: [Project Veritas is an American Right-wing activist group. The group uses "disguises and hidden cameras to uncover supposed liberal bias and corruption". The group is known for producing deceptively edited videos about media organizations and left-leaning groups.] If the Rutland Herald or any other real news source were to report on Project Veritas, frankly I think they'd be doing us all a disservice by even giving them a mention and somehow validating their deceptive practices...

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